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Here’s how the Bank of England is trying to revive the British economy

The Bank of England is getting into the forward guidance game. But the markets aren't reacting the way you might think.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 7, 2013

Boom! The ECB and Bank of England join the ‘forward guidance’ party

It may be Americans celebrating July 4, but the central banks of Europe and Britain were the ones showing independence today.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 4, 2013

Is a little bit of inflation just what the doctor ordered to keep unemployment down?

Did Britain get just what it needed to keep unemployment down--a burst of inflation--at just the right time? And what can the United States learn from that?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 16, 2013

The central bankers aren’t heroes. They’re guys who did their jobs when others didn’t do theirs.

Christine Lagarde says the central bankers are the heroes of the crisis. Is she right?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Apr 17, 2013

Meet the Canadian who just became Britain’s top central banker

With selection of Mark Carney, Britain looks to the old empire to find a new chief of the Bank of England

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 26, 2012